The first table below looks at the demand for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 131 126 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 6 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.61% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.87% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 34
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.39% -1.08%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1757 1611 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.30% 70.20% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1247 1424
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Architecture
Berkshire

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) C++
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Data Protection
3 14 (63.64%) SaaS
4 11 (50.00%) Ant
5 10 (45.45%) Python
6 8 (36.36%) UNIX
6 8 (36.36%) C
6 8 (36.36%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) Servlets
9 4 (18.18%) QA
10 3 (13.64%) FreeMarker
10 3 (13.64%) RESTful
10 3 (13.64%) Struts2
10 3 (13.64%) Open Source
10 3 (13.64%) French Language
10 3 (13.64%) Spring
10 3 (13.64%) Maven
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) AspectJ
10 3 (13.64%) Ajax
10 3 (13.64%) Node.js
10 3 (13.64%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (63.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) WebObjects
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C++ Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Junior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Junior
3 7 (31.82%) Junior C++ Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) UNIX Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Principal Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Servlets
3 3 (13.64%) FreeMarker
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) Struts2
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) Struts
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) JDBC
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C++
2 10 (45.45%) Python
3 8 (36.36%) C
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) AspectJ
5 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.55%) C-shell
7 1 (4.55%) Korn
7 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) NetApp
2 2 (9.09%) Veritas
2 2 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago